Aspects of Language Contact: New Theoretical, Methodological by Thomas Stolz,Dik Bakker,Rosa Salas Palomo

Posted by

By Thomas Stolz,Dik Bakker,Rosa Salas Palomo

This edited quantity brings jointly fourteen unique contributions to the on-going debate approximately what's attainable in contact-induced language swap. The authors current a few new vistas on language touch which symbolize new advancements within the field.

In the 1st a part of the amount, the point of interest is on technique and conception. Thomas Stolz defines the examine of Romancisation strategies as a really promising laboratory for language-contact orientated examine and theoretical paintings established thereon. The reader is educated in regards to the huge scale initiatives on loanword typology within the contribution via Martin Haspelmath and on contact-induced grammatical switch performed by means of Jeanette Sakel and Yaron Matras. Christel Stolz reports tactics of gender-assignment to mortgage nouns in German and German-based kinds. The typology of mortgage verbs is the subject of the contribution through Søren Wichmann and Jan Wohlgemuth. within the articles by means of Wolfgang Wildgen and Klaus Zimmermann, extensively new ways to the idea of language touch are recommend: a dynamic version and a constructivism-based thought, respectively.

The moment a part of the amount is devoted to extra empirically orientated reviews which inspect language-contact constellations with a Romance donor language and a non-European recipient language. Spanish-Amerindian (Guaraní, Otomí, Quichua) contacts are investigated within the comparative research by way of Dik Bakker, Jorge Gómez-Rendón and Ewald Hekking. Peter Bakker and Robert A. Papen talk about the impression exerted through French at the indigenous languages ofCanada. the level of the Portuguese effect at the Amazonian language Kulina is studied by means of Stefan Dienst. John Holm seems on the validity of the speculation that sure morphology in general falls sufferer to Creolization approaches and attracts his proof ordinarily from Portuguese-based Creoles. For Austronesia, borrowings and calques from French nonetheless are an understudied phenomenon. Claire Moyse-Faurie’s contribution to this subject is hence a pioneer’s paintings. equally, Françoise Rose and Odile Renault-Lescure offer us with clean info on language touch in French Guiana. the ultimate article of this assortment through Mauro Tosco demonstrates that the Italianization of languages of the previous Italian colonies in East Africa is barely vulnerable.

This quantity presents the reader with new insights on all degrees of language-contact similar reports. the amount addresses specifically a readership that has a powerful curiosity in language touch often and its repercussions at the phonology, grammar and lexicon of the recipient languages. specialists of Romance language touch, and experts of Amerindian languages, Afro-Asiatic languages, Austronesian languages and Pidgins and Creoles will locate the amount hugely valuable.

Show description

Read or Download Aspects of Language Contact: New Theoretical, Methodological and Empirical Findings with Special Focus on Romancisation Processes (Empirical Approaches to Language Typology [EALT]) PDF

Similar linguistics books

English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN (A Multilingual Model)

The lingua franca function of English, coupled with its prestige because the professional language of ASEAN, has vital implications for language coverage and language schooling. those contain the connection among English, the respective nationwide languages of ASEAN and millions of neighborhood languages. How can the call for for English be balanced opposed to the necessity for individuals to procure their nationwide language and mom tongue?

Introducing Pragmatics in Use

Introducing Pragmatics in Use is a full of life and available creation to pragmatics, which either covers concept and applies it to actual spoken and written information. Pragmatics is the learn of language in context, but such a lot textbooks depend upon invented language examples. This leading edge textbook systematically attracts on language corpora to demonstrate positive factors resembling creativity in small speak or how we apologise in English.

Literacy and Second Language Oracy - Oxford Applied Linguistics

This publication deals learn facts documenting the numerous effect of low literacy ability on teens' processing of oral L2 enter and acquisition.

English Literature. A Short History (Piccola biblioteca Einaudi. Nuova serie Book 503)

Gli studenti analizzano le opere degli autori inglesi in lingua originale; diventa allora opportuno che anche le informazioni su di essi, un loro rapido profilo, l'essenziale valutazione della loro figura letteraria e del contesto storico-culturale delle varie epoche siano forniti in inglese. In questo libro si presenta un landscape, sintetico ma completo, di ciò che di piú bello è stato scritto nella lingua di Shakespeare nel corso del pace: gli autori fondamentali della letteratura inglese, dunque, e le loro opere piú importanti, evitando elenchi di nomi e di testi che poco aggiungono al quadro d'insieme.

Additional info for Aspects of Language Contact: New Theoretical, Methodological and Empirical Findings with Special Focus on Romancisation Processes (Empirical Approaches to Language Typology [EALT])

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 14 votes